Scandal!: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Consequences, Outcomes, and Significance of Political Scandals

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Alison Dagnes, Mark Sachleben
Bloomsbury Publishing, Dec 5, 2013 - Political Science - 304 pages
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There are many types of political scandals: sex, corruption, and election scandals are but a few. Political scandals are public events that have tremendous consequence on citizenry and can undermine democratic institutions when we pay attention to scandal, we risk ignoring weightier matters.

This volume brings together an array of academics to explore the impact of political scandals. What makes this book different from others is the wide spectrum of perspectives brought together to help analyze a single subject.

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About the author (2013)

Dr. Alison Dagnes is Professor of Political Science at Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, US. She studies and frequently speaks on the topic of the modern political media and political behavior. Prior to receiving her doctorate in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Dr. Dagnes was a producer for C-SPAN in Washington, DC.

Mark Sachleben
is an Associate Professor of political science at Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, US. He teaches classes in international relations, comparative politics, global governance and human rights. Dr. Sachleben received his PhD from Miami University (Ohio) in 2003.

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